July 4, 1885


JAMA. 1885;V(1):15-17. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391020021003

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The General Committee on the Organization of the International Medical Congress of 1887, assembled in the Palmer House, in this City, on the 24th of June, 1885, in accordance with previous notice. Twenty-five of the thirty-eight new members added to the Committee by the Association in New Orleans were present, while the original Committee appointed at the meeting in Washington was represonted by Drs. J. S. Billings and I. Minis Hayes. Dr. Austin Flint not being able to attend, sent his resignation as member of the Committee, which was accepted, and Dr. J. W. S. Gouley, of New York, was elected to fill the vacancy, making the whole number of members present twenty-eight. As Dr. Flint, the former President of the Committee, had ceased to be a member, a new election of officers for the permanent organization of the Committee became necessary. A few ballotings resulted in the election of

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